Philip Coyle

former Director of Weapons Testing, Pentagon

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Senior Advisor at the Center for Defense Information, a nonprofit security-related research group; former Director of Weapons Testing at the Pentagon during the Clinton Administration, and former Director of Nuclear Testing for the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Berkeley, California

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As he considers General McChrystal's  request for more troops  in Afghanistan, President Obama faces a conflict defined by the Constitution.

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